Cyber Security and Networking

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Cyber Security and Networking

Our Cyber Security and Networking programs will prepare you for employment in a variety of information technology (IT) positions with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, and communicate information. We are actively engaged in the latest technology, and our IT programs have options to meet the needs of many employment opportunities locally, across the state, and nationwide.

  1. Career Opportunities

    Since most successful businesses rely on various aspects of Cyber Security and Network to keep them running, having experience in this field gives you the potential to work in a variety of settings in both public and private sectors.

  2. Outlook

    When it comes to income and career prospects, Cyber Security and Networking has an extremely promising outlook. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is projected to grow about 31% through 2029.

  3. Versatility

    The Cyber Security and Networking industry offers a wide array of career opportunities. Common disciplines are information security analysts, cyber security consultants, and network administrators, each of which requires a distinct and complex skillset.

  4. Growth Potential

    Whether you’re looking to enhance skills for your current job or gain a completely new skillset, our Cyber Security and Networking offerings can meet you where you are. You can also pair another Information Technology diploma or certificate program with a completely different degree program. Speak to an advisor to make sure you’re choosing the option best for you.

Skills You’ll Learn

The Cyber Security and Networking program is focused on job-related skills in the following areas:

  • Communicating professionally and thinking critically
  • Mastering programming logic principles, identifying security risks, and selecting appropriate hardware and software applications
  • Understanding security principles including authentication, confidentiality, and access control to make systems less vulnerable to failures and attacks

Career Opportunities

There are many employment opportunities for Cyber Security and Networking graduates, including:

  • Cyber security analyst/specialist
  • Forensic computer analyst
  • Information security analyst

Learn more about Cyber Security and Networking program student outcome data

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